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INDEPENDENT LENS

The Wire's David Simon on the Downside of The War on Drugs

  • Aired: 04/08/2013
  • 03:22
  • Rating: TV-PG
In this excerpt from the Independent Lens documentary, The House I Live In, David Simon, the creator of The Wire, describes how the strategies behind the War on Drugs have actually destroyed law enforcement's power of deterrance and increased cynicism among enforcement agents and citizens alike.
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Watch The House I Live In - April 8 at 10pm (check local listings)
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